Meal Planning

40 Days of Clear Consuming: Mushroom Leek Risotto

Day 8 of 40

Initially posted on Cooking Up Clear [Photo Credit: Kari Lund]


Prep time:10 min

Prepare dinner time: 25 min

Serves: 4




  • 3½ cups vegetable or rooster broth
  • 5-8 ounces recent mushrooms, sliced or diced
  • 1 leek, white half solely, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup arborio rice
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • ½ teaspoon salt (or to style)
  • ¼ cup sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons shredded parmesan (elective)
  • Recent chopped basil, for garnish



  1. In a saucepan, warmth broth and maintain at a simmer.
  2. In a separate huge backside saucepan or skillet, add olive oil, mushrooms, leek, and garlic then sauté about 5 minutes till mushrooms have given up most of their moisture and leek is starting to melt.
  3. Add rice and stir till it's coated with the oil.
  4. Pour in white wine and let that take up into the rice. Watch out to not let the pan go dry.
  5. Add a pair ladles of sizzling broth to the rice and stir often. To verify if it's time so as to add extra broth, drag your stirring spoon by means of the rice. If the area left by the spoon doesn’t instantly fill in with liquid, add one other ladle of broth. Proceed this till all of the broth is added.
  6. After the entire broth is added, stir within the salt and sundried tomatoes.
  7. Prepare dinner combination till it resembles a free oatmeal. Rice ought to nonetheless be al dente however look creamy.
  8. Take away from warmth and add parmesan if utilizing. The risotto will proceed to soak up liquid because it cools to get to the right creamy consistency.
  9. High with chopped basil and serve instantly.


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